• Gameplay Engineer

    Location US-CA-Irvine
    Posted Date 3 days ago(12/7/2018 5:33 PM)
    Job ID
    759839
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    New World is a sandbox MMO that allows you to carve your destiny alongside hundreds of other players in a savage and arcane 17th century world. Survive player bandits, band together to build fortified strongholds, or strike out to claim a piece of the haunted frontier.

    At Amazon, we believe in ground-breaking games that can redefine the boundaries of player experience. We seek talented, passionate game developers to join our team and become the architects of this vision. The ideal candidate is a natural problem solver with a passion for gaming, enjoys working with artists and game designers, enjoys finishing projects, and is a constant advocate for game quality. You will work alongside talented industry veterans, including key contributors from dozens of titles including Overwatch, World of Warcraft, Evolve, Gears of War, Killer Instinct, God of War.

    Responsibilities include
    • Work with designers and other engineers to develop and deploy major new game features. Ensure features are integrated cleanly with existing frameworks and platform infrastructure.
    • Assist in developing project plans and commitments, and then deliver consistently against those commitments.
    • Help drive the architecture and technology choices that enable a world-class game.
    • Be a champion for the gamer: Build games that thrill and entertain our players and constantly create new ways to delight customers.
    • Empower game designers through rapid iteration and creation of top-notch tools.



    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
    • 2+ years of professional software engineering experience, working on multi-discipline teams
    • At least one released game on which you were a primary contributor. Self-published titles are acceptable.
    • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, algorithms and data structures
    • Excellent software engineering skills, including the ability to write maintainable and robust code in modern C++

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Unity, Unreal, CryEngine, Lumberyard or other 3D game engine development experience
    • Working experience with server-authoritative applications
    • Great communication skills and ability to work effectively on shared projects with designers, artists, testers, and other developers

    Amazon.com is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation
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